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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    Team Leader Contact Information

    The following is a list of contact names and email address for every Upper New York team for 2021-22. Click here for a printable version.

    Accessibility Concerns (Co-Chairs)
    Chris Wylie and Lida Merrill

    Archives & History
    Kenneth Jones

    Board of Laity (Conf Lay Leader)
    Drew Griffin

    Board of Laity (Associate Conf LL)
    Jessica White

    BOM (Co-Chairs)
    Brian Fellows and Carmen Perry

    BOPHB (Board of Pension and Health Benefits)
    Sara Baron

    Mike Weeden

    Camp and Retreat
    Timothy Barnes

    CCYM (Co-Chairs)
    Avary Halliday and Ethan Stierheim

    Holly Roush

    CF&A (Vice Chair)
    Richard Griffin

    College Ministry Team
    Sam Smith

    Sharon Schmit

    Conference Leadership Team (Convener)
    Bill Gottschalk-Fielding

    Congregational Revitalization
    Aaron Bouwens

    CCORR (Religion & Race)
    Scott Johnson and Georgia Whitney

    COSROW (Women)
    Krystal Cole

    Disaster Response
    Mike Block

    District Operations
    Nola Anderson

    Bill Allen

    Episcopacy Residency
    Bill Allen

    Equitable Comp
    Paula Keumpel

    Gen & Jurisdictional Conference Travel (Convener)
    Bill Gottschalk-Fielding

    Global Ministries Team

    Hispanic Ministries Task Force
    Hector Rivera

    Lay Servant Ministry Team
    Linda Barczykowski

    Mission Central HUB (Convener)
    Bill Gottschalk-Fielding

    New Faith Communities
    Dave Masland and Abigail Browka

    Nominations (Chair)
    Ian Urriola

    Nominations (Vice Chair)
    Janice McKinney

    Older Adult Ministries

    Resolutions & Petitions

    Resource Center
    Karen Campolieto

    Rules (Co-Chairs)
    Bill Gottschalk-Fielding and Drew Griffin

    Safe Sanctuaries (Co-Chairs)
    Christine Mitchell and Arlene Schmidt

    Joellyn Tuttle

    Social Holiness Team
    Alan Kinney

    Pam Klotzbach

    Volunteers in Mission (Co-Chairs)
    Donna Cullen and Roger Cullen

    Young Adult Ministry
    Margot Rankins-Burd

    With more than 134,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 85 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."